Effect of sleep duration on physical activity among hypertensive patients in Bogor, Indonesia

Inggriani Priscilia, Ratu Ayu Dewi Sartika

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Abstract

Objectives: Physical inactivity has become a global health concern that is associated with consequences such as premature death. In particular, lack of physical activity may impair blood-pressure control, potentially causing complications in hypertensive patients. The general objective of the present study was to elucidate the effect of sleep duration on physical activity of hypertensive patients of the Puskesmas Tegal Gundil in Bogor City, Indonesia. Method: This studyusing a cross-sectional analysis with 97 hypertensive who were treated at the Puskesmas Tegal Gundil in 2017. Physical activity was determined using the Global Physical Activity questionnaire, and items about sleep duration, sleep quality, and stress, from the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Assessment, and Perceived Stress Scale questionnaires. Results: The results from this study showed that 32% of the respondents had less of physical activity. Conclusion: Physical activity was found to be unrelated to sleep duration; in contrast, higher age was associated with less physical activityin patients with hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1740-1744
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Age
  • Hypertension
  • Lifestyle induced illness
  • Physical activity
  • Sleep

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